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The Rain Forests of Borneo

Updated on November 27, 2014

The Endangered Rain Forests of Borneo

Borneo, in Southeast Asia, is a beautiful country with unique wildlife. It is home to the illusive orangutan, proboscis monkey, Bornean clouded leopard and many other endangered species. It is a wonderful destination for more adventurous travelers, but also accessible from modern luxurious beach resorts at Kota Kinabalu for people who prefer to be pampered.

Unfortunately this beautiful place is being rapidly destroyed as the rain forests are plundered for their valuable wood and replaced with palm oils plantations. Many of the orangutans have nowhere to live and orphans and injured orangutans are looked after and trained for reintroduction into the wild at the wonderful Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

Go there while the rain forests are still there.

This article is about my travel experiences in Borneo and some travel advice, tips and recommendations, places to stay etc.

Please also see:

Asian Photo Gallery

Asian Vacation Destinations

Asian Hotel Reviews

Lens Of The Day (Twice): Thursday, 20th November 2008 and Sunday, 30th November 2008 and a Purple Star in May 2009

Borneo, Borneo, Wherefore Art Thou Borneo?

Borneo is a fairly large island, a bit larger than France, surrounded by the indonesian archipelago, Singapore, the Philippines and Malaysia. It is actually divided into four regions, two of which, in the north (Sarawak and Sabah) are governed by Malaysia, Brunei, a small independent sultanate completely enclosed by Sarawak, and in the south, the largest region is the Indonesian provinces of Kalimantan (East, South, West and Central Kalimantan). It is a truly magical yet tragic place, with incredible beauty and unique wildlife rapidly being destroyed by logging and palm-oil production.

Map of Borneo - Where is Borneo Located?

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Essential Borneo Guidebooks

My Trip to Borneo (Malaysia)

In September 2006 I visited the two Malaysian states, Sarawak and Sabah. To use the old cliche it really was the holiday of a lifetime (although I do try to have at least one holiday of a lifetime every year) I am a keen wildlife photographer and after having done various safaris and other wildlife watching adventures a primate expedition seemed like a good next trip. Primate watching in Africa is far more expensive and politically potentially dangerous, and at short notice proved to be difficult to get appropriate permits, so we chose to do Borneo first, then Africa at a later stage. This was probably wise given the rate at which Borneo is disappearing.

Getting there

The usual entry point for northern Borneo is Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah which has modern almost western-style hotels and an airport with flights from Kuala Lumpur. Many people stay in Kota Kinabalu (usually, annoyingly called KK by tourists. I insisted on using its proper name and was regularly corrected by other knowledgeable tourists who thought they were a couple of pages ahead of me in the guidebook) KK (oops, I mean Kota Kinabalu) is a fantastic location on the coast next to the Kinabalu mountain, with wonderful beaches and clear water. It is possible to do day-trips to bits of rainforest and other attractions and still enjoy the beach resorts and the comfort of a US style hotel with a golf course. I however think that unless you stay in the jungle you are cheating.

I arranged the holiday using the services of Audley travel (www.audleytravel.co.uk) who prepared a custom itinerary for me and my other half, including flights into Kota Kinabalu, accomodation and all transport, boats and cars, around the island. They did a very good job, and although I could have put it all together for far less on the internet it was worth paying the extra in this case.

Accomodation in Kota Kinabalu

On arrival we were picked up at the airport and taken to the Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort where we had a "Delux Sea-view" room. This is a big modern hotel with a choice of beach-side restaurants and bars. I won't do a full review of each hotel here, but it proved a relaxing and enjoyable place to stay after the long flight if not entirely Malaysian in character. Probably great if you like beach resorts with plenty of variety and shopping opportunities. I however was keen to get into the jungle.

Excursions from Kota Kinabalu

Just two hours from the hotel, along the Crocker Ranges by car and you are in the Kinabalu Park, which would have been quite feasible as a day trip from a beach hotel, but we used this as the first leg of our journey into the jungle. Nature walks, orchids a botanical garden and two rather low-standard museums (both apparently the same). Lunch was available at the rather rustic Wildlife mountain lodge, which is also where we stayed the night and had dinner and a couple of beers sitting outside... in the car park. Not great, but comfortable enough for an overnight stay. After-all we were there to see wildlife, not to stay in posh hotels.

We headed south through the park to explore the lowland dipterocarp forest then Poring hot-springs, which is a kind of Malaysian theme park where people sit around in warm smelly water. There is also a canopy walkway. A scary series of long suspended narrow bridges hanging between trees at about 40 metres which allows you to view wildlife in the canopy (unless, like me, you are so scared that you can't look over the edge) The butterfly farm was quite amusing in that it only had 3 living butterflies in it, and yet we could see hundreds of huge butterflies just outside in the jungle, through the netting.

Birds nest harvest caves:

Heading east for about 4 hours takes you to Sandakan via some wonderful scenery and the Gomantong caves, which is where edible birds nests are harvested. These are worth a visit. Damp and smelly and full of cockroaches, bats and huge mounds of bat poo, but you can see the harvesting taking place, and the amusing pig-tailed macaques outside. We were also lucky enough to see a mother and baby Orangutan in the trees just outside the caves. We got a little too close and were rewarded with a sprinkling which is the standard monkey number one defense (we didn't hang around for number two)

Canopy Walkway:

Postcards and Gifts from Borneo

Sukau River Lodge

We stayed at the Sukau River Lodge from which it is possible to take boat trips to the ox-bow lakes and trek in the riverine rainforests where there is plenty of wildlife to see, and of course wonderful scenery, although most of the wildlife was hiding with the exception of the leaches who seemed very pleased to see us. In fact on arrival at the jetty of our riverside lodge there was one waiting for us, sniffing the air. During the rainforest treks you have to wear long trousers tucked into leach socks and short sleeves, because they definitely will drop onto you, then head straight for your warm bits with good blood-flow (e.g. arm-pits) so the best way to deal with them is have your arms visible so people can alert you as they progress up your arms (rather than let them do it under cover inside a shirt) It is best to pull them off before they start drinking. They are relatively easy to pull off however and are quite cute once you get to know them. It is best to shower immediately after a jungle trip and check to see if you have missed any.

Talking of showers, the rooms at the Sukau River Lodge are very rustic huts surrounded by jungle. The water in the showers was a little on the yellow side for my girlfriend, presumably rainwater and filtered river water. I however thought it was a fantastic place to stay with a fantastic bar jutting out into the water and surrounded by mist from the jungle. No TV but an optional wildlife lecture and slide-show (My other half was not happy and wanted to watch CNN instead)

We also took boat trips to look for the wonderful proboscis monkeys. They mostly sit high in the trees so they are difficult to photograph, but are a fantastic site, with the large fat dominant male sitting still with his huge nose and attentive females, while the younger males and females with their smaller noses leap around. I could watch them for hours. In fact I did. Absolutely wonderful, and you won't see this anywhere else in the world.

Turtle Island

Watch giant turtle come out of the ocean to lay their eggs

Next stop was Sandakan from which we took a boat to Libaran Island, then Selingan Island (or Turtle Island) off the coast of Borneo. This is the location of the most important turtle breeding marine park. To see the turtles arriving and laying eggs you need to stay on the island over night, but primitive accommodation is available (basic chalet with shared showers etc.) Definitely worth it for one night. Early in the evening it was possible to watch baby turtles hatching in the hatchery and fighting to the surface through the sand, then being collected. A few were handed out to the small group of tourists to hold: surprisingly powerful rubbery things just a few inches long trying to swim to safety. We sat in the bar for hours waiting, then a spotter from the beach ran in to alert everyone of the arrival of a giant turtle and we quietly went out to the beach to watch the eggs being laid. We also were allowed to set the babies free into the water. Quite a surreal evenings entertainment, especially as I had a fever and a bacterial jungle infection and was starting to hallucinate. On the way back from the island we visited mangrove swamps and the family of our driver for lunch and saw lots more proboscis monkeys and long-tail macaques. We stayed at the Libaran Island Lodge, which is rather more upmarket than the previous night's accommodation, although I was becoming quite ill by then

The next morning I was "rushed" very slowly by boat and four-wheel-drive to hospital on the mainland (a private hospital where I was seen within just a few minutes of arriving and pumped full of antibiotics. I hate to say, rather better than the British National Health Service. I paid a few pounds for the drugs and the consultation)

The main road:

Turtle Laying Eggs on Selingan "Turtle" Island

Turtle Laying Eggs on Selingan "Turtle" Island
Turtle Laying Eggs on Selingan "Turtle" Island

Turtle Hatchery, Selingan "Turtle" Island, Borneo

Turtle Hatchery, Selingan "Turtle" Island, Borneo
Turtle Hatchery, Selingan "Turtle" Island, Borneo

Seplok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

We visited the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, which helps train previously captive orangutans ready for a life in the wild. This is certainly worth a visit. Fantastic to see these wonderful intelligent creatures up close.

Sepilok Video

Danum Valley

We finished the trip in the Danum Valley, staying at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge, after a one night stay at The Executive hotel, a boring, but comfortable Borneo business hotel, while recovering from my illness. The Lodge however was the best of the lot. The rustic charm of stilted huts with balconies looking into the jungle raised walkways between the huts and a fantastic bar and restaurant with more views. Wild orangutans were swinging around nearby high up in the trees and huge butterflies fluttered past as we sat in the bar. Regular treks and drives into the jungle were organized and more canopy walkways to negotiate. A splendid place to stay.

Conclusion

Borneo is one of the most fascinating places I have been to and well worth the effort, but go soon before the rain forests are destroyed completely.

Summary: Go Now! While it's still there

Digital SLR Cameras

In a jungle setting the lighting can be difficult, so a good digital SLR camera would be a useful piece of kit to have with you, especially for photos of animals high in the trees when a longer lens is required, although reasonable results can also be achieved with a good compact camera.

Here are some examples and a couple of articles about how to choose an SLR or compact camera:

Summary: Go Now! While it's still there

Please Support The World Wildlife Fund

Borneo has many endangered species of wildlife that must be saved: The Borneo Pygmy Elephant, Orang Utans (The Wild Man of Borneo), Proboscis Monkeys and of course the whole Borneo Rainforest.

The World Wildlife Fund does a lot of good work helping to prevent the natural world from being ruined by humans.

Please have a look at the World Wildlife Fund website.

Borneo Gifts and Souvenirs

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      TanoCalvenoa 4 years ago

      Awesome pictures of the world's third-largest rainforest area.

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      siobhanryan 4 years ago

      Brillent photos and info Heading there in July for 2 years as a volunteer

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      Eugene9184 4 years ago

      Great stuff on Borneo. Malaysia Boleh !

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      norma-holt 4 years ago

      Beautiful part of the world and in Australia we hear a lot about how these forests are being denuded for palm oil trees. Many species are under threat. Blessed and congrats on LOTD twice (how did you manage that?). Hugs

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      radhanathswamifan 4 years ago

      Great pics!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great lens. Well done

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      tomazg 5 years ago

      Nice lens!

      I have been in Indonesian Borneo two times. Orangutans are very cute!

      Few pictures you could find in my blog http://www.tomazgorec.si/tag/indonezija/

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      Rose Jones 5 years ago

      Amazing gorgeous and ecologically conscious lens. Blessed and listed as a related lens to my lens on the rain forest site.

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      OrlandoTipster 5 years ago

      You are a true jet setter.

      Wish I could do some of the traveling you've done.

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      raelcalu 5 years ago

      beautiful pictures...great lens...borneo is near our country (philippines).

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      ForestBear LM 5 years ago

      Beautiful lens. Thank you for an amazing tour of Borneo.

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      WriterJanis2 5 years ago

      This lens was perfect for Squidoo's tax challenge. How I wish I had the tax return money to go here. Blessed!

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      dc64 lm 5 years ago

      The photos are amazing and you have swept me away to Borneo. I can just imagine the heat, smells, and sounds that accompanied the adventure. Thanks for my virtual vacation.

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      I was so carried away with the scenery and the monkeys that I forgot to push the bless button or even the like button. Well, not I will. This lens is blessed by this SquidAngel today.

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      awayb 5 years ago

      this is the fact today that there are still many people cutting illegally...

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      flicker lm 5 years ago

      Very nice lens! Loved the photos, especially of the animals. And the "Canopy Walkway" looks like an adventure in itself. :)

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      Malu Couttolenc 5 years ago

      Woww great adventure Andy, your trip to Borneo looks like a very exciting experience. I was in the rain forest but in the Yucatan Peninsula.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Thanks for the free ride to Borneo! Enjoyed my visit very much!

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      MobileAppMan 5 years ago

      Very well done lens. I loved the pics and the info. I want to get there myself some day.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Its been a while since I stopped by and I am every bit as taken as I was the first trip through your Rain forests of Borneo....blessed!

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      SayGuddaycom 5 years ago

      Stunning

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      jadehorseshoe 5 years ago

      Amazing Lens!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Wow! I'd love to go there! I know that I'd never get my husband to go though. This was 'almost' as good as being there. Thank you, Andy. Blessed.

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      sukkran trichy 5 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      some rare photos and great information. i really enjoyed my visit. thanks for this virtual tour.

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      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      I loved the pictures. You are lucky to have travelled so much!

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      Kittycheer 5 years ago

      Your photography is awesome and I love your lenses.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Great adventure and beautiful pictures! Thanks for sharing.

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      Mosoma 5 years ago

      Great lens and beautiful picks. Thank you.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love the photographs - especially the one showing huge rain drops

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Borneo is on my list... Reminds me of Herzog and his man vs nature flicks. Great lens!

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      traveleast 5 years ago

      i visited Borneo already multiple times, it is a fascinating place... looking forward to going there again

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      homemaker123 6 years ago

      I've always wanted to explore the Borneo rainforest. I'm from Brunei. Hope I'll visit sometime. Excellent pictures.

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      deyanis 6 years ago from Oz

      Oh wow, how could I never find this lens before? Lucky I strolled through on South Asia's topic and found it. Really love reading your Borneo adventure, love your pictures and the rainforest looks so tranquil. Is there any snake there though? 'Cause I rarely go to any forest due to my snake phobia. --- Blessed ---

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      KANEsUgAr 6 years ago

      Beautiful lens and photos. It looks so peaceful there.

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      dragonsix 6 years ago

      This is an awesome lens and it shows some of the amazing parts of Sabah. The best thing is, all these places are only a couple of hours out of the city.

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      elyria 6 years ago

      Wow, great article and amazing photos!

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      Linda Hoxie 6 years ago from Idaho

      What and incredible adventure Andy, beautiful wildlife photos too! Blessed and featured on my Wildlife Angel Blessings lens. Well deserving of LOTD twice and your purple star!

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      Krafick 6 years ago

      Very nice lens. Congratulations.

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      Steve Charles 6 years ago

      This lens brought back some great memories. I've stayed at the Shangri La in Kota Kinabalu and it was one of the best holidays I ever had. Sabah is such a wonderful part of Malaysia.

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      Joy Neasley 6 years ago from Nashville, TN

      wow...great lens...I see why it was lens of the day twice and has a purple star. beautiful photos.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great lens :)

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      jackieb99 6 years ago

      I love Borneo! Climbing Kinabalu was such a good experience.

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      Michey LM 6 years ago

      And you have my blessing. Regards

      Nichey

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      Michey LM 6 years ago

      Great picture Andy, as usual. I am glad you put a map as well.

      An a lot to learn and enjoy in this lens.

      Well deserved purple star

      Regards

      Michey

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      JanieceTobey 6 years ago

      I love your photos!!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 6 years ago

      Awesome lens!

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      Mary Norton 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Congrats for the purple start. Will feature this one in my lens: Rural Tourism

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      Lisa 7 years ago from Rhode Island

      Another Beautiful lens Andy I wish i could visit the places you have but grateful for all the beautiful photos facts and sharing thank you for another wonderful lens and me oh yes my favorite the monkeys love them and sad the forest destruction it is awful it angers me we need these forests thanks again for sharing.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Stopped by for a refreshing tour of the Borneo Rain Forest again. I have always had a fondness for monkeys. Love your photos. - Hope all is good well for you Andy!

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      VarietyWriter2 7 years ago

      Blessed by a SquidAngel :)

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      audioguidemalaysia 7 years ago

      Imagine thousands and thousands of bats flying all at once out of a cave. That's Borneo. It's the stuff you see in National Geographic. Seeing it real life is something words cannot describe. Thanks for the lens! Audio Guide Malaysia

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      Hariexcite 7 years ago

      Last vacation I visited Malaysia and stayed in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, although I visited neighboring Singapore, I could not visit Borneo. It is always sad to hear that rainforests are being destroyed.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      We need the rain forest. I wish more people would understand that.

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      Mary Norton 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      You have really done a lot. I viewed your zazzle lenses as well. Thanks for all the sharing.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      This lens is awesome. I love it. I am going to tell my editors on my Thai News website to write something about this lens and probably feature it.

      I will comment here again once we do.

      Great Work

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      You take some of the best travel pictures around.

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      eccles1 7 years ago

      How beautiful !!!

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      WhiteOak50 7 years ago

      I had to come back and visit this lens again. I really like the pictures alot!!

      "Blessed by a SquidAngel"

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      Ram Ramakrishnan 7 years ago

      It felt like being there!

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      AlisonMeacham 7 years ago

      A beautiful and informative lens. Squid Angel Blessings to you

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      samraj08 8 years ago

      A very beautiful lens.

      I agree that the photos are exceptional!.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      Wonderful lens!

      Thanks for sharing

      LIzzy

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      I love this lens.

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      Laurel Johnson 8 years ago from Washington KS

      What a spectacular lens!! I rarely travel anywhere far from home, so enjoy traveling the world vicariously through the internet. Thanks for this. The photos were exceptional. 5 and fave.

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      Shankspony 8 years ago

      What a beautiful lens. I have just been reading up about palm oil - it is good that you and others are letting the world know. '

      Loved your photographs. 'at least one holiday of a lifetime each year...' a great goal! Lovely that you share it all.

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      Hi,

      My name is Elizabeth Jean Allen and I am the new group leader for the Nature and the Outdoors Group.

      Lizzy

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      religions7 8 years ago

      Great lens - you've been blessed by a squidoo angel :)

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great Lens with Beautiful Pictures , it must have been a wonderful Trip and a well deserved Purple Star.

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      Paula Atwell 8 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      Congrats and blessings. :)

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      nightbear lm 8 years ago

      Oh Congratulations on your purple star. You and this lens are so deserving. I am very happy for you.

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      Moe Wood 8 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      What an exciting place to be/visit. Congratulations on the purple star Andy.

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      Lynx92 8 years ago

      Another great lens. Must have been a fantastic trip.

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      Jimmie Lanley 8 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      And now Borneo has a purple star! Congrats!

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      Evelyn Saenz 8 years ago from Royalton

      Congratulations on the well-deserved purple star! That purple star looks beautiful next to your avatar.

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      Kate Loving Shenk 8 years ago from Lancaster PA

      Wow!! A brilliant lens!! And congrats on the Beautiful purple star!!

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      SylvianeNuccio1 8 years ago

      I noticed the purple star right away! Wow! congratulations to you andy!

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      Susan Deppner 8 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Congratulations on the well-deserved purple star!

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      David Schroeter 8 years ago from St Kilda, Victoria, Australia

      A great adventure... well done Andrew! 5 *s and a favourite. I'm very impressed with your photographic prowess - it's not easy to capture images like these without lots of patience and quick reflexes!

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      Wow! Now this is very cool to see a purple star for this wonderful lens. Congratulations Andy!

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Congratulations on your Purple Star Andy. This is a great lens.

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      jaye3000 8 years ago

      Great lens! Sounds like a blast (except for monkey pee and illness lol ) Really cool pictures too

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      Tony Payne 8 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Congratulations on your Purple Star Andy, this is a great lens. I would love to go there one day, been to Thailand. I love travelling in Asia.

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      Debbie 8 years ago from England

      Congrats on your purple star!!!

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      tandemonimom lm 8 years ago

      Absolutely gorgeous! Well-deserving of the LOTD and that shiny new purple star! Many congratulations!

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      Ah -- I'm seeing more playful monkey pictures! Gotta love 'em!

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      Deb Kingsbury 8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      I enjoyed reading about your adventure and looking at your wonderful photos. Surely a place I hope to see.

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      Susanna Duffy 8 years ago from Melbourne Australia

      Top notch photos and a top notch lens again. I've spent a bit of time in Kalimantan and your photos made me check my bank balance to see when I can get back

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      AAAJewelryStore 8 years ago

      Great job on your lens! Gorgeous pictures too! Thanks for favoriting my lens www.squidoo.com/Vintage_Action_Figures! Super!

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      samuilgr8 8 years ago

      Very Nice posting, Images are looking good.......!!

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      isabella lm 8 years ago

      Welcome to Best Islands Guide

      Keep on adding nice lenses!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 8 years ago

      The rainforest is a valuable resource. The life and the lifestyle that stems from it should be protected.

      Great lens

      Lizzy

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      TopStyleTravel 8 years ago

      Congrats on Lens of the Day & Top 100! Great travel lens! Exquisite pictures. I love the magic of rain forests. Thanks for sharing.

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      HotDogGone2Play 8 years ago

      Awsome pics, thanks for the peek, good job.

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      site-builder 8 years ago

      Excellent job...Thanks for creating this lens. I want to go to Borneo *****

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      MadApe 8 years ago

      Hey

      I am an ape and I left the jungle to conquer the human race by dissing then and pounding them into submission. That will teach them to mess with me by cutting down my tree house!

      The Mad Ape

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      EpicFarms 8 years ago

      Great lens and beautiful photographs! Thanks for sharing them ~ 5* :o)

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      debsgreatfinds 8 years ago

      wow Borneo is very beautiful place I would love to visit there some time thanks for sharing :)

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      coolmals 8 years ago

      Great Lens, Congrats on LOTD!!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      My friends had already climbed Mount Kinabalu, they had an amazing experience and all their pictures from the climb are very tempting. :)

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      dahlia369 8 years ago

      Beautiful photos, I could spend hours looking at them... Great lens - congratulations on LOTD!